Over recent years, patients have significantly increased their involvement in care, driving them to behave increasingly as consumers of healthcare. In this new era of care, effective patient communications and engagement will control the course of success. Tools, such as mobile health apps, will help achieve this by opening up new lines of communication.
Innovative mobile health apps are transforming the healthcare industry, providing opportunities to improve access to care, quality of care, clinical outcomes and reduce costs.
Alongside the shift from volume to value-based care comes a new generation of healthcare consumers who proactively engage in their own health. As we transition to 2019, it is crucial that healthcare organisations take into account the needs of these consumers when developing new care models. This, combined with innovative digital health solutions, will lead to… Read more »
Medication non-adherence is costly and has significant impacts on the healthcare industry. Ultimately, the challenge lies in configuring medication adherence in a way that is accepted as a part of the patients daily life. Tools such as mobile health apps are increasingly being used to empower patients and providers to play a more active role in… Read more »
With smartphone usage continuing to increase, and the consumer expectation for instant access to services growing, mobile patient engagement technology is on the rise. Mobile technology can be used to engage, educate and empower patients through their unique healthcare journey by activating the role patients play in their own health.
The mobile health app market has developed into a vivid ecosystem; a market that is not only dynamic but also offers great potential. With the adoption of mobile in the healthcare industry growing, the business opportunity for mHealth apps is immense.
As the healthcare industry shifts to a value-based model, the need to increase patient engagement is at the forefront. Leaders in healthcare are seeking to improve the patient experience by implementing innovative patient engagement strategies that meet the expectations of their digital savvy patients.
With the increase in healthcare consumerism, there is a growing awareness of the need to involve patients in their care. As technology continues to make health records more accessible, it provides an opportunity for greater transparency, engagement and collaboration through patient-generated health data.
Digital health is introducing new approaches to the management of health conditions. Research has demonstrated significant growth in the impact that digital health is having on patients and healthcare overall. The adoption of digital health tools, such as mobile health apps, holds great promise with evidence of these tools playing a positive role in both patient… Read more »
Smartphones continue to grow in ubiquity. Mobile apps are now being used to complement pre-existing systems in healthcare to improve the quality of care. As a result, advances in healthcare apps and technology are revolutionising the industry and patient-centred care.